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Brand Barrie will just keep growing

Friday, September 14th, 2018 - Written by JASON MARSHALL
The development centre’s Mark Hogarth puts quality first

The complete transformation of Barrie from knitwear manufacturer to fashion company continues apace at its  state-of-the-art production plant.

The plant has been the centre point for a remarkable turnaround in the firm’s fortunes since being bought by Chanel in 2012.

Ongoing multi-million pound investment in machinery and staff has given Barrie the platform to grow into a fully fledged fashion brand. The days of mass volume production are long gone, with the firm having carved out a significant presence in the luxury couture market.

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